On Thursday, September 10, the U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan keynoted a University of Chicago dialogue on federal government and university initiatives to improve student performance in urban schools.
Watch Part One:
- Introduction by University of Chicago President Robert J. Zimmer
- Keynote by the Honorable Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education
- Comments by John Easton, Director of the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education
- Q & A with Arne Duncan
Watch Part Two:
Panel: “The Role of Higher Education in Improving Urban Schools”
Moderator: Ray Suarez, Senior Correspondent for the NewsHour on PBS
- Tim Knowles
Lewis-Sebring Director, University of Chicago Urban Education Institute
- Charles Payne
Frank P. Hixon Professor, University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration
- Linda Darling-Hammond
Charles Ducommun Stanford University Professor of Education, Co-Director of School Redesign Network
Media Availability: To schedule an interview with UEI Director Tim Knowles, please contact Katelyn Edge at 773-834-8684 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.